3 dead, 16 injured in road accident
NUWAKOT: Three persons died and 16 others were injured in a road accident in Madanpur VDC of Nuwakot district along the Pasang Lhamu Highway, Wednesday.
Two women died on the spot and an elderly woman died while undergoing treatment at the Janamaitri Hospital in the capital, according to the District Police Office, Nuwakot.
One among the deceased has been identified as Ranjum Tamang, 44, of Bungtang VDC-7 but two others died in the accident have not been identified yet. The driver and assistant driver have been absconding following the accident, said police.
Seven among the injured people are said to be in critical condition. They are undergoing treatment in Janamaitri Hospital.
Meanwhile, in Kalikot, a hilly district in the mid-west of the country, one Sakka Khadka of Badalkot VDC-5 in died falling off from a cliff.
The 39-year-old Khadka had gone to Ramnakot to cut grass on Tuesday and was found dead at Laphagard river in Ramnakot, today, said Nayanram Khadka, a local resident. RSS